Catching birds for the sake of the rhinos

  • In order to meet the seven day quarantine period, the birds are fed and cared for in this aviary before being shipped to their e

    In order to meet...

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  • Once enough birds have been collected in the net, this is taken to a specially constructed aviary at the Skukuza Boma Complex, c

    Once enough birds...

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  • The bird is then released into a large net

    The bird is then...

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  • The bird is weighed and measured

    The bird is weighed...

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  • A ring is put onto the bird’s leg

    A ring is put onto...

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  • A member of the team untangles the bird from the net and takes it to the workstations

    A member of the...

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  • Large nets were extended at the ideal height above the bomas in order to catch in-coming oxpeckers

    Large nets were...

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